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Elections and Voting

 

Final election results can be found here.

Get out and Vote

Transparency and resident engagement are two important pillars of South Salt Lake's government; as a result, we strive to create a clear and intuitive election process and encourage all our residents to participate!

How it Works

South Salt Lake elections are conducted by Salt Lake County Elections Division. Ballots include candidates for all levels of government and all positions that are holding an election. Information on how to vote and election results can be found on their website

The City of South Salt Lake will hold a Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021 to elect the following:

  • Mayor
  • City Council District 2
  • City Council District 3
  • At-Large Representative 1

These positions are four year terms. 

To qualify as a candidate a person must be:

  • A United States citizen at the time of filing
  • A legal resident of South Salt Lake for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election
  • A registered voter of the municipality
  • A resident of the council district you are filing for
  • Not be a convicted felon unless the right to hold elective office has been restored
  • Pay the $25 filing fee

The City Council has elected to use the Ranked Choice Voting method without a Primary Election.

The candidate filing period is Tuesday, August 10, 2021 through Tuesday, August 17, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The candidate filing deadline is Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Declaration of Candidacy forms or Nomination Petitions must be filed in person with the City Recorder’s Office at 220 East Morris Avenue, Suite 200, South Salt Lake, Utah, unless individuals are subject to Section 20A-9-203(3)(b) of the Utah Code. Declaration of Candidacy form

You can find the 2021 Candidate Guide here

If you have questions, please contact the City Recorder’s office at 801.483.6027 or 801.483-6019 or by email at [email protected] or [email protected].

 

2021 Candidates

Mayor

Jake Christensen
Cherie Wood
L. Shane Siwik

City Council District 2

Corey Thomas
Sam Garfield

City Council District 3

Sharla Bynum
Aileen Hampton

City Council At-Large

Clarissa J. Williams
Olivia Spencer

2021 Financial Disclosure Statements

L. Shane Siwik
Jake Christensen
Cherie Wood

Corey Thomas
Sam Garfield

Sharla Bynum
Aileen Hampton

Olivia Spencer
Clarissa J. Williams

 

Sample Ballot 

Electoral Map

 

Additional Information

Register to Vote

Register to vote prior to the next election! For more information or to register today, visit the Utah government website.

Early Voting

In-office voting is offered at the Salt Lake County Election Division, 2001 S. State St., October 19 through October 29 (weekdays only) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Early Voting is available. To see a list of the early voting locations, their days and hours of operation, click HERE.

Voting Centers on Election Day 

There will be one Voting Center in South Salt Lake on Election Day: the Columbus Center, 2531 South 400 East. Residents of South Salt Lake can go to any Vote Center in Salt Lake County to cast their ballot. For a complete list of the Vote Centers click HERE.

Election day results can be viewed starting at 8:00 p.m. on the Salt Lake County Elections Division website.

Vote by Mail

All South Salt Lake elections have a vote-by-mail option. Every eligible, active voter will be mailed a ballot at least three weeks prior to Election Day (an active voter is a voter that has voted at least once in the last four years).Mail in voting

Ballots are not forwarded. However, if a ballot is returned as "undeliverable" with a forwarding address within Salt Lake County, the Salt Lake County Clerk's Election Division will spoil the returned ballot, update the address, and send a new ballot for their new precinct.

The Salt Lake County Election Division will mail ballots weekly to newly registered voters or to those voters who have moved and updated their address. Ballots will be mailed daily the week prior to Election Day.

South Salt Lake UOCAVA Notice

The South Salt Lake UOCAVA Notice can be found HERE

We have contracted with Salt Lake County to assist with our voting and elections process.

Previous Election Records

Click the links below for Primary and General Election results for the year listed, and campaign financial reports for individual candidates.

2015 Elections

2017 Elections

2019 Elections

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